A Moruya track record last season by a debut maiden winner was unheard off, and a follow up runaway win at Nowra confirmed Robert Price’s Leami Astray as one of the hottest prospects in country racing and surely destined for bigger occasions.
The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained Turn Me Loose is a finalist for the 2016 Victorian Racehorse of the Year Award to be presented on Thursday night.
Muswellbrook trainer Todd Willan believes Akasaki is the best horse to come to his stable since Country Championship winner Artlee.
The Spring Carnival jockey roundabout has started with Damien Oliver hopping back on Lord Of The Sky in the Group 1 $500,000 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
Forgotten horse Lucky Liberty could make his return to racing at Caulfield on Saturday after missing nearly 18 months through injury.
Last start winner Trinity River steps up to Metropolitan grade taking her place in race 5 #THERACES Handicap over 1600m at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Henry Dwyer will keep promising filly Leotie in Melbourne this weekend and resist the temptation to run in Saturday’s Run To The Rose at Rosehill in Sydney.
A pleasing jumpout at Moonee Valley last Friday has Matamata trainers Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards happy that talented mare Shillelagh is on track for her quest for Australian black-type this spring.
New season three year old stars Astern, Impending, El Divino and Star Turn are among the nominations for the 2016 Group 2 $175,000 The Run To The Rose (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.
The star of the show at the Widden Stud stallion parades, Sebring featured at the weekend when his classy mare Catch a Fire returned from a spell to win in good style at Moonee Valley and has further stakes goals in her sights.
Trainer Mick Price is weighing up where to kick off the spring preparation of talented mare Badawiya.
Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller is happy to wait until the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 22 before declaring if his stable star Winx has come back better than ever this preparation.